Fortune's Pawn (Paradox #1) (Paperback)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the Paradox series.
- #2: Honor's Knight (Paradox (Audiobook) #2) (Compact Disc): $39.99
- #3: Heaven's Queen (Paradox #3) (Paperback): UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME (Possible reasons: Backordered, Out-of-Stock Indefinitely, or Print-on-Demand only)
Title: Fortune's Pawn (& the whole Paradox trology!!)
I read this whole 3 book series in one breathless week. It's such a wonderful series; reminiscent of the TV show Firefly and the book series The Expanse by James S.A. Corey. Badass woman, badass love story, badass government/alien conspiracy mystery. Light & serious at the same time. Seriously, it's the perfect addicting page-turner you want to read. I'd also recommend jumping on it now rather than waiting for "next time" because it has very limited availability. Hopefully the publisher will choose to reprint, but if not... you're going to want to grab one of the last copies!!!!— From Zazu's Past Picks 2
A promising young mercenary's future gets thrown into jeopardy after a fateful encounter with an alien in the start to a propulsive space opera series perfect for fans of Firefly and Killjoys.
"Devi is hands-down one of the best sci-fi heroines I've read in a long time." RT Book Reviews
Devi Morris isn't your average mercenary. She has plans. Big ones. And a ton of ambition. It's a combination that's going to get her killed one day -- but not just yet.
That is, until she just gets a job on a tiny trade ship with a nasty reputation for surprises. The Glorious Fool isn't misnamed: it likes to get into trouble, so much so that one year of security work under its captain is equal to five years everywhere else. With odds like that, Devi knows she's found the perfect way to get the jump on the next part of her Plan. But the Fool doesn't give up its secrets without a fight, and one year on this ship might be more than even Devi can handle.
About the Author
Rachel Bach grew up wanting to be an author and a super villain. Unfortunately, super villainy proved surprisingly difficult to break into, so she stuck to writing and everything worked out great. She currently lives in Athens, GA with her perpetually energic toddler, extremely understanding husband, overflowing library, and obese wiener dog. You can find out more about Rachel and all her books at rachelbach.net.
Rachel also writes fantasy under the name Rachel Aaron. Learn more about her first series, The Legend of Eli Monpress, and read sample chapters for yourself at rachelaaron.net!
"If you liked Star Wars, if you like the Kate Daniels series, and if you are waiting for Guardians of the Galaxy to hit the theaters, this is your book."—Ilona Andrews
"Rachel Bach's Fortune's Pawn is based on a fascinating premise and launches what looks to be a superb military science fiction series."—Eric Flint
"Bach's space opera is a fantastic, action-packed and accessible exploration of deep space. Devi is hands down one of the best sci-fi heroines I've read in a long time...Fans of Douglas Adams, Scalzi and Fforde will absolutely devour Fortune's Pawn."—RT Book Reviews (4 1/2 stars)
"Firefly-esque in its concept of a rogue-ish spaceship family... The narrative never quite goes where you expect it to, in a good way... Devi is a badass with a heart."—Locus on The Paradox series